Catalogue by countries / Taller sobre "Medidas de Protección de Base Familiar"

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-PRACTICE LATAM-ECU-009
Partner
Title Taller sobre "Medidas de Protección de Base Familiar"
Author Ministerio de Bienestar Social
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General information
Date published/issue 01-00-1998
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published ECUADOR
Editor
Publisher Ministerio de Bienestar Social, Dirección Nacional de Protección de Menores, Andres Xaura 193 y Liza
Distributor
Page 41 p
Price
ISBN
Type of material Book
Language of document Spanish

Document information
Document description Pilot-Practice
Report-Conf
Country concerned ECUADOR
Index Foster-care
Substitute-family
Family-reintegration
Desinstitutional
Child-interest
Free text As part of the project on alternative forms of care for abandoned or institutionalised children and young people introduced from 1995 by the Ministerio de Bienestar Social and the Dirección Nacional de Protección de Menores of Ecuador: Draft report on a seminar on "Family-based protection measures" (Cuenca, 1/98). The report analyses a pilot-project run by Mensajeros de la Paz in Quito and A.S.A. (Asociación Solidaridad y Acción) in Cuenca. The experiment is based on placement of a minor in a "family home" (casa familia) where he should find a more adecuate environment for his development than in an institution, such as an orphanage or other types of "homes" (casa-hogar). Article giving the legal framework for the newly defined family placement system. Proposals for composition and characteristics of a Consejo Nacional de la Niñez y Adolescencia which would include members from the public and private sectors (Approx. 41 p).

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